Business Analyst (Senior)

Role: Sr Business Analyst - Investment
On behalf of our client in the financial sector, we are seeking a Sr Business Analyst for 6 months contracting role.

Sr Business Analyst - Investment Responsibilities 
• Documenting the business need in a variety of formats: Business Requirements Document (BRD), Data Mapping Spreadsheets, Use Cases, User Stories 
• Collaborating with business experts, sponsors, the project manager, tech leads and developers, and quality assurance team to ensure successful, quick delivery 
• Facilitating complex stakeholder management 
• Modelling and analyzing current state processes, identifying gaps, facilitate process changes to address those gaps for future processes. 
• Facilitating prioritization of needs with sponsor and stakeholders 
• Identifying and raising key risks, issues, and dependencies 
• Delivering on successful initiatives in a timely manner based on project success criteria and team goals 
• Working across time zones and locations (we have offices in Toronto, Boston & Asia) 
• Translating the business needs for the technology team which helps them build an effective software solution 
Skills and Knowledge 
• Solid Back Office operational knowledge and experience, including financial controls 
• Strong understanding of investment accounting frameworks, policies as well as principles, including setting up Chart of Accounts, GL configuration, posting rules, etc. 
• Experience with complex financial instruments, including operational and transactional details as well as trading philosophy 
• Good knowledge of the accounting configuration aspect of SimCorp Dimension system, with prior implementations in a hands-on BA role 
• Proven ability to explain complex system accounting concepts to variety of audience 
• Strong capability in initiating, motivating and managing change effectively 
• Expert knowledge of a range of asset types: equities, fixed income, derivatives 
• Effective verbal and written communication 

Sr Business Analyst - Investment Must have skills:
  • University degree in Business/Finance/Accounting 
  • 7+ years Business Analysis experience in Application Management environment within the investment /financial sector 
  • Prior systems implementation experience of investment accounting software in global investment management organizations 
  • Good knowledge of the accounting configuration aspect of SimCorp Dimension system, with prior implementations in a hands-on BA role 
  • ASSET: MBA, CMA, CA, CPA, CFA, FRM or similar certification would be an asset
 
Sr Business Analyst - Investment Location:
Downtown Toronto
 
Sr Business Analyst - Investment Duration:
6 months